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Jeff Hulbert from Annapolis, Maryland, dressed in a protective suit and mask holds a poster Oct. 16 demanding for a halt of all flights from West Africa outside the White House. U.S. authorities recently began screening for Ebola at the Washington-area Du

Why a travel ban is so tough to pull off

Oct 17, 2014
Calls for banning travel from West African nations hit by Ebola grew louder.
Posted In: Ebola, air travel, airports

TSA crowdsources crowd problems

Jul 29, 2014
The airport security agency offers a prize to keep its "fast-lane" program fast.
Posted In: TSA, crowdsourcing, air travel
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Boeing projects global air travel will double

Jul 10, 2014
Growth in air travel will also mean an increase in global carbon emissions.
Posted In: air travel, carbon emissions, Boeing

Would you tip a flight attendant for good service?

Oct 9, 2013
Many travel industry employees -- hotel staff, rental car drivers, curbside baggage checkers -- receive tips. What about flight attendants?
Posted In: air travel, Travel, flight attendant

Airbus A350 learns lessons from 787 struggles

Jun 14, 2013
The launch of the A350 comes months after Boeing's Dreamliner, and proves the benefits of going second when it comes to innovative technology.
Posted In: Boeing, Airbus, air travel, Airlines

Travel advice from the airfare watchdog

May 3, 2013
A lot has changed about air travel since Greg Hobica founded the site airfarewatchdog.com in 1998. But, he says, it's still possible to score a great travel deal if you follow his advice.
Posted In: air travel, airplane travel, Travel

British Airways and Twinings make tea time tastier at 35,000 feet

Jan 30, 2013
British Airways and Twinings have teamed up to introduce a special line of teas for high altitude consumption.
Posted In: tea, British Airways, air travel

Delta makes it tougher to keep elite flying status

Jan 18, 2013
Delta, through mergers, was liberal in awarding elite status to frequent flyers. Now it wants to thin the elite crowds
Posted In: Delta, airline prices, air travel

How a pilot shortage could impact consumers

Nov 23, 2012
Flying used to be a glamorous job, but today's pilots work long hours for less pay. What does a shortage of pilots in the commercial airline industry mean for the future of flying and ticket prices?
Posted In: Airlines, pilots, air travel

U.S. global air travel doubles since 1990

Oct 25, 2012
International air travel to and from the U.S. has more than doubled in the last 20 years to 152 million trips in 2011 according to a new report from the Bookings Institution.
Posted In: air travel, transporation

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